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Rupert Grint Biography

Birth Name:
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint
Birth Place:
Hertfordshire, England

Fast Facts

  • Composed and performed a hip-hop song on his audition tape for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron asked the cast to write essays about their characters in order to prepare for the movie; Grint didn't write his, stating that that's what Ron Weasley would have done
  • Starred in the 2006 coming-of-age film Driving Lessons with Julie Walters, who played his mother in the Harry Potter films
  • Nominated for a 2006 MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire with costars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson
  • Used some of his earnings from the Harry Potter franchise to purchase an ice-cream truck


  • James Grint -- Brother
  • Nigel Grint -- Father
  • Jo Grint -- Mother
  • Charlotte Grint -- Sister
  • Georgina Grint -- Sister
  • Samantha Grint -- Sister